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Project by JimDaddyO posted 1405 days ago 1473 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally got the control knobs in the mail and finished it off. The tone acoustically is great! I borrowed a cheap amp from a friend (sold mine last spring) and everything works as planned and sounds yummy. The pick up switching is a 5 way strat switch and a push/pull switch on the tone knob that engages the bridge pick up regardless of the 5 way position. This way it gives me the option of having the bridge/neck combo or all 3 on combo. The neck is the biggest I could find and will take a bit of getting used to. Strung up with .011 – .050 strings.

-- I still have all my fingers





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CiscoKid

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#1 posted 1405 days ago

Very nice. What kind of wood did you use? And tell us more about those control knobs – did you make them?

-- Al, Culpeper VA

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WoodenFrog

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#2 posted 1405 days ago

Very nice! tell us more Please!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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JimDaddyO

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#3 posted 1405 days ago

the guitar is a semi hollow body with a maple core and bookmatched ash for the front and back. I ordered the knobs from Q parts and they just came in yesterday.

-- I still have all my fingers

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JimDaddyO

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#4 posted 1405 days ago

my first guitar involving my first bookmatch, first use of wood dye, first french polish. I have blogged the build here on LJ’s

-- I still have all my fingers

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Kent Shepherd

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#5 posted 1405 days ago

Great looking guitar

Thanks

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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WoodChuck84

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#6 posted 1405 days ago

Awesome guitar! Did you make the neck too? If so, how did you make it?

-- Hello, my name is Jarrod and I am a woodaholic.

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knotscott

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#7 posted 1405 days ago

I commented on The Wood Whisperer too, but wanted to repeat…excellent job.

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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Pookwood

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#8 posted 727 days ago

That’s nice, really nice …..excellent work!!

-- Wayne

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JimDaddyO

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#9 posted 676 days ago

I did not make the neck, I bought it. It is an Allparts SMO-FAT, but I did dye it and make my own logo

-- I still have all my fingers

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